The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast
Ep 16 - Chen Zijin and The Untouched Crime with Michelle Deeter

Ep 16 - Chen Zijin and The Untouched Crime with Michelle Deeter

October 22, 2019

"Remember, if the police come by in the next few days, just answer their questions the way I taught you."

In the sixteenth episode of The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast, we are looking at Chen Zijin's The Untouched Crime (无证之罪/wú zhèng zhī zuì)

This novel is a murder mystery with a twist set in...well the setting depends on whether you’re reading the original Chinese, or our guest Michelle Deeter's English translation, published by Amazon Crossing. I bet you want to know why. So, you’d better hit play. Right?

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Ep 15 - Yan Ge and The Chilli Bean Paste Clan with Nicky Harman

Ep 15 - Yan Ge and The Chilli Bean Paste Clan with Nicky Harman

October 6, 2019

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"Ai-ya! Don’t go on at me!"

"Well if I don’t, who’s going to?"

In the fifteenth episode of The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast, we are looking at Yan Ge's The Chilli Bean Paste Clan (我们家/wǒmen jiā)

This is a s-p-i-c-y novel published by Balestier Press about a dysfunctional family and its depraved, conflicted, and frequently disoriented patriarch. Yan Ge has said that it was inspired by her years spent growing up the the chilli bean paste production capital of Sichuan Province. Our guest for this episode is Yan Ge's translator, advocate, and friend, Nicky Harman.

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1st chapter online - available from The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing

Nü Voices Women and Chinese Scifi Episode

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